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1779-02-23, Pardon for British deserters who surrender
February 23, 1779 Proclamation by British General Henry Clinton which pardon deserters from British troops and serving with the enemy, providing they
surrender before May 1st, 1779. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Sir Henry Clinton, K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces, within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean, from Nova-Scotia to West-Florida, inclusive, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. : Whereas there are several deserters from His Majesty's troops, as well as from the foreign troops under my command, who are known to be serving with the enemy ... I do hereby proclaim a free pardon to any deserter ... who shall voluntarily surrender himself ...
OCLC Number:   62810854
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